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Aug 24, 2009 12:00am EDT
the money comes from. >> federal aid? >> how is c-span funded? america's cable companies created c-span is that public service, a private business initiative -- no government mandate, no government money. . >> the main opposition party has a shadow team or shadow cabinet who breach the main government ministers. you haven't foreign secretary and in the shadow foreign secretary in the conservative opposition. it is his job to challenge him, question the foreign secretary, and potentially would hold the position of foreign secretary if he were elected in the next general election. >> most of the recent polls show the conservative party with a 15% lead. what role is foreign policy playing in british politics right now? >> foreign-policy has been high on the agenda because of their commitment currently in afghanistan, and before that, in iraq. the positions of the two main parties have not been hugely different. on both sides of the political divide, what you are going to see is a much greater degree of caution about taking on major overseas military ahead. you are going to see pressur
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 9:00pm EDT
-span funded, america's cable companies created c-span as a public service, a private business initiative, no government mandate, no government money. . . >> you have the foreign secretary and the labour -- in the labour government, and a shadow foreign secretary and the conservative party. dollars british of butter is expected to go to the polls next spring, and the most recent polls ofshow that the conservative party has the lead. >> particularly for the commitment and eggs -- and afghanistan and iraq. that said, the positions of the two parties have not been hugely different. on both sides -- sides of the political divide, what you will see is a much greater degree of caution about taking on major overseas military commitments. that opinion is taking on major commitments for afghanistan and iraq at the same time, it has put enormous strain on the british armed forces. and then coming ahead, is the pressure is -- you see pressures on cuts in public spending. the public was to seek financing pact under control. the deficit has absolutely blown because of measures taken trying to end the
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Aug 2, 2009 9:00pm EDT
will always have to have a system, and they are recognizing in america as well, where the regulatory authority, the central bank and the finance ministry have to work together. otherwise, you cab not deal with the problems that arise. some affect individual institutions, and some affect public fbses. the basis of our system, i believe is the one that will be followed around the world. it is not that we are moving from the previous system. we are trying to make it even stronger in the relationships that have to develop in the future. >> it doesn't seem like there is the cohesion. it seems that is the message you should be taking back. >> as far as this financial crisis is concerned, it is very hard indeed because we have a very strong financial sector in the economy. i think around the world people appreciate that britain took the lead in dealing with many of the problems of the financial system. it was us that first recognized the need to recapitalize the banks and that simply providing lick witity was not going to be enough. and it was us who recognized that we would have to take shares in th
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2009 7:00am EDT
-span funded? america's cable companies created c-span as a public service, a private business initiative. no government mandate, no government money. >> now a discussion on the role of states in emergency management. we'll hear from the president of the national emergency management association, which represents officials from all 50 states. this event from the heritage foundation in washington is just over an hour. >> good afternoon. my name is eric weiss and i'm the program director for lectures at the foundation. i welcome those who are joining us. for viewers, questions can be submitted addressing to emails at speaker@heritage.org. if you would please make a final check that your cell phones and other electronics are off as they will interfere with our recording devices. for further reference this program will be posted within 24 hours on our heritage.org events page. hosting our program today is matt mayor who is a visiting fellow for homeland security and states project. he's also an adjunct professor at ohio state university. he's the author of the book "homeland security and fede
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Aug 5, 2009 7:00am EDT
. america leads the world in the development of life sustaining medical devices. the entrepreneurial environment, which is very unique to this industry, is the backbone of what sets medical innovation apart from other countries throughout the world war around the world. the medical technology industry is one of the few that is continuing to create economic opportunities for thousands of american families despite the challenging economic environment. the decision to develop a medical device is highly risk dependent. for many, it begins with an entrepreneur or startup company competing to attract venture capital and other investments to bring their products to the next stage. venture capitalists are risk focused. when deciding to invest in a promising medical technology, venture-capital lists take many matters into consideration such as patient benefit, intellectual property, protection and risk of liability and any uncertainty in any of those elements could be a significant deterrent to investing in any kind of promising technology. i am very concerned that without the preemption and
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